Thursday, July 31, 2008


Terengganu contigent to Maksak Malaysia chess tournament safely arrived at official hotel around 8.00 am today.The team consisting Abdul Rahim Ramli,Norazmi Mohd Nor ,Hisamullah Harun,Hashim Jusoh and Mohd Yusof Muda.Terengganu is expected to retain the title in this team event playing format.Terengganu is in the group A with Perak ,ATM,Selangor and PDRM.Terengganu will plays Perak at 4.00 pm today and expected to have an easy win follow by match with ATM another weak team in this group.In fourth round Terengganu will play experienced Selangor team who is expected to field up Mohd Hafez Hilmi (Terengganu born players ,my former PADAWAN).To wrap up the group match ,Terengganu will facing PDRM who have Ismail Ahmad in the first board).The the top winner in each group will play with each others to decided the tournament winner.In group B Kuala Lumpur is a clear favourite followed by Perlis and Kelantan.In group C Sarawak almost certain to finished first.Pahang is likely to finish second who have Dr Ng Ee Vern playing in the first board.This event is promise to have an exciting finishing.Last year Terengganu had unbeatable lead in the winners pool and secured 1st place with a round to spare.

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